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Jan Sheldon retires after 44 years at KU

Jan Sheldon, L’77, has advocated for people with disabilities and at-risk youth for more than four decades through research, teaching and service. Sheldon retired in December after a 44-year tenure at the University of Kansas. “It’s been a …

Leading cities through crisis

Alumni mayors apply legal training to public service From the early days of the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Jennifer Ananda knew everyone in Lawrence, Kansas would need to work together. The coordinated response started with …

Access to Justice organizations respond to pandemic

KU Law alumni address increased legal needs of low-income Americans Legal aid organizations across the nation provided legal assistance to low-income individuals and promoted equal access to justice throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The organizations continued to provide legal …

Navigating public health policy

Alumni step up to minimize the spread of COVID-19 University of Kansas School of Law alumni are navigating public health policy in their workplaces to help minimize the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and direct their teams toward …

KU Law adapts to a pandemic

Changes to instruction, summer experiences and operations Over a few weeks in March, colleges and universities across the country moved their classes, students, faculty – everything – from on-campus to online. It was the beginning of a shift …

From Green Hall to City Hall

Mayor Quinton Lucas balances roles as law lecturer and Kansas City leader during pandemic This spring, students at the University of Kansas School of Law had the unique opportunity to learn Local Government Law from the current mayor …

How to survive law school in 2020

A global pandemic and statewide shutdowns and contested elections, oh my! In true 2020 fashion, this semester has been a whirlwind and brought with it lots of uncertainty. We have all made adjustments and if you are like …

Graduate Profile: Tara Mollhagen Shepherd, L’20

Tara A. Mollhagen Shepherd, L’20 Exemplary student to pursue career in business and tax law Tara A. Mollhagen Shepherd, L’20, plans to use what she learned in the classroom at the University of Kansas School of Law to …

Graduate Profile: Sasha Raab, L’20

Nontraditional student balances law school, being a mom When Sasha Raab sat for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), her daughter Edith was six weeks old. Now, Raab is wrapping up her law school career in the top …

Former Naval aviator applies lessons learned in flight school to succeed in law school

Naval aviators consider themselves professionals. We did so (and Naval aviators continue to do so) because the profession required us to pass our craft onto future Naval aviators. Passing on our craft included an expectation that future Naval aviators …